Living Your Best

Our thoughts on how we can all cultivate our own abilities to flourish.

Night Time Routines That Have Us Sleeping Like A Baby

Night Time Routines That Have Us Sleeping Like A Baby

According to the American Sleep Association, between 50-70 million US adults have a sleep disorder. More specifically, 37% of 20-39 year-olds report being sleep deprived. Sleep is not only important for your mental focus and productivity, it also plays a vital role in your overall well being. Poor and inadequate sleep has strong links to health concerns such as weight...

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Why Organic Food is Better for You

Why Organic Food is Better for You

Organic products aren’t always cheap. That’s no secret. And in recent years, it seems like the word “organic” itself has become somewhat of a buzzword. It's trendy for sure, but don't forget that organic food is an investment towards your health and the health of the planet. By now, you may have heard horror stories about the chemicals and hormones involved in the commercial...

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What Does it Mean to be Organic?

What Does it Mean to be Organic?

Here’s a breakdown to help you understand what being organic really means and what you can expect from companies that go through the effort to certify their products as organic.

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Meet the Team: Tried and True Morning Routines

Meet the Team: Tried and True Morning Routines

Introduction: It’s a common belief by many that the secret to a successful and happy life often lies hidden somewhere in a person’s morning routine. Popular books such as The Miracle Morning: The Not-So-Obvious Secret Guaranteed to Transform Your Life (before 8am) by Hal Elrod and My Morning Routine: How Successful People Start Every Day Inspired by Benjamin Spall reinforce...

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The Best Time to Drink Coffee for Optimum Energy

The Best Time to Drink Coffee for Optimum Energy

Caffeine can be a great tool when utilized responsibly. Yet so many of us are gulping down our morning coffee, only to find ourselves still yawning before we even make it to lunch. Believe it or not, things don’t have to be this way. It takes a little bit of patience, but if you do it right, you can get so...

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5 Morning Rituals to Energize and Focus Your Day

5 Morning Rituals to Energize and Focus Your Day

Staying energized all day is no easy feat, especially for those of us who don’t have a direct supervisor to hold us accountable. When you’re responsible for your own motivation and success, staying on task can be difficult (if not seemingly impossible). But this is especially true if you don’t have a routine. Whether you’re developing a morning ritual for...

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8 Ways to Avoid the Afternoon Slump

8 Ways to Avoid the Afternoon Slump

We’ve all been there. Whether you call it the midday blues or the afternoon slump, the struggle is the same. We do our best to make it through the rest of the day, but all we can think about is taking a nap. Instead of treating the afternoon slump, we prefer to avoid it altogether. Here are some of our...

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Use Nutrition to Avoid the Afternoon Slump

Use Nutrition to Avoid the Afternoon Slump

Feeling drowsy halfway through your workday? While it might be tempting to reach for another cup of coffee--more than likely, the problem is deeper than that. Instead of searching for new ways to fight the drowsiness, why not simply avoid it altogether?  Mindful Eating for Optimal Energy While a moderate amount of caffeine isn’t harmful, too much caffeine can mask symptoms...

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Why You Need to Start Measuring Your Caffeine Intake

Why You Need to Start Measuring Your Caffeine Intake

With over 90 percent of us consuming caffeine on a daily basis, you could almost consider it a staple of American life. So many of us rely on it, yet most of us can’t tell you how many milligrams you’ll find in our morning coffee. The answer? Probably more than you think. Is Caffeine Harmful? While caffeine seems to affect...

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How Caffeine Affects Your Hormones

How Caffeine Affects Your Hormones

Let’s face it–trying to navigate hormone fluctuations can be tricky, especially for women. Though seemingly harmless, caffeine technically is a stimulant–and one with mixed reviews when it comes to some aspects of women’s health. For many of us, however, it’s still a crucial part of our daily routine. For those of us go-getters who are prioritizing our hormone health, it...

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Avoid Burnout and Balance Your Life

Avoid Burnout and Balance Your Life

One word that seems to encompass the young professional’s experience and journey through adulthood is pressure. Between comparing ourselves and our lives with the highlight reels of our peers, to answering work emails and text messages prior to stepping out of bed in the morning—the struggle for balance is endless. As the last generation to experience a world without the...

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Go-To Workouts from the Ritual Energy Team

Go-To Workouts from the Ritual Energy Team

Here at Ritual Energy, our passion for natural nutrition and sustainability also means we like to play, a lot. Here are some of our team’s approaches to training and go-to workouts. ANDY: Whether training for an ultra or alpine climbing, I like to mix lots of running at various tempos and distances with strength training. One of my favorite fun...

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Night Time Routines That Have Us Sleeping Like A Baby

Night Time Routines That Have Us Sleeping Like A Baby

According to the American Sleep Association, between 50-70 million US adults have a sleep disorder. More specifically, 37% of 20-39 year-olds report being sleep deprived. Sleep is not only important...

Read more
Why Organic Food is Better for You

Why Organic Food is Better for You

Organic products aren’t always cheap. That’s no secret. And in recent years, it seems like the word “organic” itself has become somewhat of a buzzword. It's trendy for sure, but don't...

Read more
What Does it Mean to be Organic?

What Does it Mean to be Organic?

Here’s a breakdown to help you understand what being organic really means and what you can expect from companies that go through the effort to certify their products as organic.

Read more
Meet the Team: Tried and True Morning Routines

Meet the Team: Tried and True Morning Routines

Introduction: It’s a common belief by many that the secret to a successful and happy life often lies hidden somewhere in a person’s morning routine. Popular books such as The...

Read more
The Best Time to Drink Coffee for Optimum Energy

The Best Time to Drink Coffee for Optimum Energy

Caffeine can be a great tool when utilized responsibly. Yet so many of us are gulping down our morning coffee, only to find ourselves still yawning before we even make it...

Read more
5 Morning Rituals to Energize and Focus Your Day

5 Morning Rituals to Energize and Focus Your Day

Staying energized all day is no easy feat, especially for those of us who don’t have a direct supervisor to hold us accountable. When you’re responsible for your own motivation...

Read more
8 Ways to Avoid the Afternoon Slump

8 Ways to Avoid the Afternoon Slump

We’ve all been there. Whether you call it the midday blues or the afternoon slump, the struggle is the same. We do our best to make it through the rest...

Read more
Use Nutrition to Avoid the Afternoon Slump

Use Nutrition to Avoid the Afternoon Slump

Feeling drowsy halfway through your workday? While it might be tempting to reach for another cup of coffee--more than likely, the problem is deeper than that. Instead of searching for...

Read more
Why You Need to Start Measuring Your Caffeine Intake

Why You Need to Start Measuring Your Caffeine Intake

With over 90 percent of us consuming caffeine on a daily basis, you could almost consider it a staple of American life. So many of us rely on it, yet...

Read more
How Caffeine Affects Your Hormones

How Caffeine Affects Your Hormones

Let’s face it–trying to navigate hormone fluctuations can be tricky, especially for women. Though seemingly harmless, caffeine technically is a stimulant–and one with mixed reviews when it comes to some...

Read more
Avoid Burnout and Balance Your Life

Avoid Burnout and Balance Your Life

One word that seems to encompass the young professional’s experience and journey through adulthood is pressure. Between comparing ourselves and our lives with the highlight reels of our peers, to...

Read more
Go-To Workouts from the Ritual Energy Team

Go-To Workouts from the Ritual Energy Team

Here at Ritual Energy, our passion for natural nutrition and sustainability also means we like to play, a lot. Here are some of our team’s approaches to training and go-to...

Read more